Chairperson: Michael Katz
Chief Executive: Mzi Mgudlwa
Number of practitioners: 600+
With over 600 specialist practitioners, ENSafrica is Africa’s largest law firm and has the capacity to deliver on your business requirements across all major industries and the African continent. The firm is able to leverage its resources to deliver legal solutions that suit your pricing preferences and timeframes.
Over many years, ENSafrica has developed a large knowledge base of resources and a deep understanding of local nuances and ways of doing business. The firm has practical experience working on the ground and direct access to high-end, professional contacts across the continent, assuring you of consistent quality and world-class service. ENSafrica has practitioners who are qualified to practise English law and French law and the firm has extensive experience in the legal codes of OHADA used in West and Central Africa.
ENSafrica is recognised by top ranking agencies such as Chambers Global Guide, Legal 500 EMEA Guide, IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide and International Tax Review’s World Tax Guide, as well as by the African Legal Awards, for achieving consistently high standards when working on the continent.
ENSafrica will work to find innovative solutions to ensure you achieve your commercial goals, whether it be successfully executing a strategy, maintaining a competitive edge or defending your position. The firm’s aim is to deliver in the manner that best suits your business requirements, preferences and pricing structures. ENSafrica can advise you directly or work closely with your in-house legal teams.
With more than 200 years’ experience, ENSafrica has significant expertise across the breadth of commercial areas and covering the African continent. The firm is committed to creating enduring client relationships, which are founded in a values-driven culture, and to providing you with to-the-point, jargon-free advice. ENSafrica harnesses its deep specialist expertise in areas relevant to the project and at the correct level. This enables it to tailor-make solutions for you, with the desired turnaround times and cost efficiencies.
Main Areas of Practice:
■ Africa Regulatory and Business Intelligence
■ Asia-Africa Trade
■ Banking and Finance
■ Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE)
■ Competition / Antitrust
■ Corporate Commercial
■ Data Privacy and Protection
■ Dispute Resolution
■ India-Africa Trade
■ Insolvency, Restructuring and Business Rescue
■ IntelligENS (AI)
■ International Arbitration
■ Intellectual Property (IP)
■ Mine and Occupational Health and Safety (MOHS)
■ Natural Resources and Environment
■ Private Clients
■ Private Equity
■ Pro Bono and Corporate Social Investment
■ Project Development and Project Finance
■ Real Estate / Property
■ Retirement Funds
■ Shipping, Ports and Logistics
■ Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT)